MP Papul’s wife, daughter get bail upon surrender

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Dhaka, Dec 27: A Dhaka court on Sunday granted interim bail to Laxmipur-2 lawmaker Kazi Shahid Islam Papul’s wife MP Selina Islam and daughter Wafa Islam in a graft case filed by the ACC.

The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes granted them bail till February 11 after the duo surrender before it with a bail plea.

Earlier today, the same court ordered to freeze 617 bank accounts and 92 deeds of immovable properties of Laxmipur-2 lawmaker Kazi Shahid Islam Papul and three other members of his family in the case.

On November 11, ACC Deputy Director Salahuddin Ahmed filed the case against MP Papul, his wife MP Selina Islam, daughter Wafa Islam and sister-in-law Jesmin Prodhan on charge of amassing Tk 2.31 crore illegal wealth and laundering Tk 148 crore.

On June 6, Kuwait’s Criminal Investigation Department arrested Shahid on charges of human trafficking, visa trading, and money laundering. He is currently in Kuwait jail.